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2009 chev malibu replace solenoids on top right side motor

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2009 chev malibu replace solenoids on top right side motor for cam intake and exhaust timing now car will not start
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Have you had the fault codes checked at all to see what codes are set with this issue here using a scan tool that can plug in and communicate with all computers in your model?

Let me know so we can continue,thanks Pete

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
had codes c0131 c0561 p0011 p0016
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

What liter engine is in this model here?

Are these the fault codes after the repair was done or before?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
codes before 2.4l eco tech engine has new oil in it also
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Is there any way you can clear the codes then try and start the engine and see if the engine then starts or if any new codes set?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I CLEARED THEM WONT START
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Have any new codes set after cranking over the engine a few times off and on?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
NO
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

O.k.,this is a difficult question for me to be able to answer here myself but others here may have more info on what to check or do for this issue here.

I will open your question up for others here to see if someone else can assist further on this as there may be others here that may have more info on what to check or do with this issue.I hope you can get this resolved with ease.No need to reply to my last post here unless it is a last resort as it will keep your question locked to me and others will not be able to view it.If you feel you want to continue to work with me on this feel free to reply at any time but keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair this without seeing your vehicle.

Thanks Pete

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
DISCONECTED BATTERY AND IT STARTED
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Is it running now properly and any codes setting?

Does it turn off and restart?

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